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  • Holding the Fort: Nonprofit Employment during a Decade of Turmoil (2012)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #39 | Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowsi, and Stephanie L.Geller. This report presents previously unavailable data on year-to-year changes in employment in private, nonprofit establishments in the United States from January 2000 through June 2010, with a special focus on how nonprofit employment fared during the 2007-2009 recession. Initial findings published in September 2011 are available here.

  • [News Release] Nonprofits a surprising bright spot in national jobs picture (2010)
    News release | 2 September 2010. Based on data from 21 states, this 2010 Labor Day news release shows that nonprofit employment actually grew by an average of 2.5 percent per year between the second quarter of 2007 and the second quarter of 2009, the worst part of the recent recession. Includes tables on additional findings.

  • Virginia: Virginia's Nonprofit Sector - Shaping the economic, cultural, and social landscape (2012)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #41 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie L.. Geller. This report updates the 2008 report "Virginia's Nonprofit Sector: An Economic Force." The report includes the data on the overall size of Virginia’s nonprofit sector; the distribution of this nonprofit activity by field, region, and size of organization; the sources of nonprofit revenue; the extent of recent nonprofit growth; the resulting changes in the “market position” of nonprofit providers; and the relative wage levels of nonprofit and for-profit employers. Data is from 2000-2011. This version was revised on 12.12.2012 to reflect a correction to Figure 3.5.

  • OVERVIEW: Nonprofits Continue to Add Jobs in the Current Downturn, but Rate of Job Growth Falters
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #37 | Lester M. Salamon, Stephanie Lessans Geller, and S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This document presents the initial analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data describes recent changes in U.S. nonprofit employment, compares these to for-profit employment, and looks at growth patterns by state and by nonprofit field. The full report entitled "Holding the Fort: Nonprofit Employment during a Decade of Turmoil" is available here.

  • Louisiana: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #5 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of employment in the private nonprofit sector in Louisiana as of the end of the year 2000.

  • South Carolina: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #6a | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of the private nonprofit sector in South Carolina as of the end of the year 2000.

  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment Update (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #35 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Texas as of the second quarter of 2008, and updates two earlier analyses of private nonprofit employment in Texas covering 2000 and 2004.

  • West Virginia: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #2 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report presents information on the size and distribution of the private nonprofit sector in West Virginia as of the end of 1999.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2002)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #9 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2000.

  • Illinois: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #4 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report published by Donors Forum of Chicago presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of the private nonprofit sector in Illinois as of the end of the year 2000.

  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment (2003)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #10 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Texas as of the end of the year 2000.

  • Maine: Nonprofit Employment Update (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #34 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. New data on recent nonprofit employment trends in Maine demonstrate that the nonprofit sector remains a major economic engine in the state, increasing by nearly 2 percent between the fourth quarter of 2007 and the fourth quarter of 2008.

  • Virginia: Virginia's Nonprofit Sector - An Economic Force (2008)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #32 | Lester M. Salamon, Stephanie Lessans Geller, S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This report focuses on six major topics: 1. the overall size of Virginia’s nonprofit sector – the number of organizations and their expenditures, assets, and number of workers; 2. the distribution of this nonprofit activity by field, region, and size of organization; 3. the sources of nonprofit revenue; 4. The extent of recent nonprofit growth; 5. the resulting changes in the “market position” of nonprofit providers; and 6. the relative wage levels of nonprofit and for-profit employers.

  • Employment in America’s Charities: A Profile (2006)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #26 | Lester M. Salamon and S. Wojciech Sokolowski. Presents new information on employment in America’s charities, drawing on the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), or ES-202 data system, operated by state employment security offices in collaboration with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and a new annual survey of volunteering carried out by the U.S. Census Bureau as part of its Current Population Survey. The report covers the full nonprofit workforce, including both paid and volunteer workers.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update - Enduring Impact of the Recession (2011)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #38 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2010, and examines the continuing impact of the recession on the state's nonprofit sector.

  • Ohio: Nonprofit Employment (2004)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #15 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Ohio as of the second quarter of 2002.

  • North Carolina: Nonprofit Employment (2005)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #19 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in North Carolina as of the second quarter of 2003.

  • Maryland: Nonprofits and Recessions - New Data from Maryland (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #33 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. Demonstrating the nonprofit sector’s role as a critical counter-cyclical force, nonprofits accounted for all of Maryland’s private employment growth between 2007 and 2008. These data suggest that nonprofit employment in the current recession, at least in Maryland, is repeating a pattern we have discovered operating nationally in prior recessions.

  • California: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #6 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of the private nonprofit sector in California as of the second quarter of the year 2000.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2008)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #31 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2006.

  • In Search of the Nonprofit Sector: Improving the state of the art (2001)
    CCSS Working Paper #18 & Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #3 | Lester M. Salamon and Sarah Dewees. Identifies a set of criteria for evaluating the data sources currently available on the scale and structure of the U.S. nonprofit sector, applies these criteria to the existing sources of data to identify gaps that still exist, and describes how the work now underway through the Johns Hopkins Nonprofit Employment Project (NED) seeks to address these gaps and what the results have been to date. NED utilizes the ES-202 data source, a source of data on nonprofit employment and wages collected by State Employment Security Agencies as part of the federal government’s joint federal-state unemployment insurance program.

  • Florida: Florida’s Nonprofit Sector - An Economic Force (2008)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #29 | Lester M. Salamon, Stephanie Lessans Geller, S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This report focuses on six major topics: 1. the enormous scale of Florida’s nonprofit sector—the numbers of organizations and their expenditures, assets, and numbers of workers; 2. the distribution of this nonprofit economic scale by field, region, and size of organization; 3. the sources of nonprofit revenue, and the relative position of its charitable support; 4. the dynamics of recent nonprofit growth; 5. the resulting changes in the “market position” of nonprofit providers; and 6. the relative wage levels of nonprofit and for-profit employers.

  • Georgia: Nonprofit Employment (2004)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #16 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Georgia as of the second quarter of 2002.

  • What Nonprofit Wage Deficit? (2002)
    The Nonprofit Quarterly, pp. 61-62, Winter 2002 | Lester M. Salamon. Compares nonprofit and for-profit wages in industries in which both sectors are significantly engaged. The result is that the real culprit in the apparent wage disparity is industry mix, not nonprofit status. Nonprofit workers actually have higher average wages than for-profit workers in industries in which both are extensively engaged.

  • Louisiana: Nonprofit Employment Update (2005)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #24 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the nonprofit sector in Louisiana as of the end of 2003, and updates an earlier analysis of nonprofit employment in Louisiana as of 2000.


 

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